Jason Turchin, Esq. is known for representing newsworthy cases. He is often contacted by the media to provide on-air commentary regarding specific cases he handles or legal insight corresponding to current and newsworthy topics. Here are just a few samples of his television interviews and media coverage on his cases:
2013 - Jason was named as a 2013 Super Lawyers Rising Star, a distinction given to no more than 2.5% of all lawyers in the state.
2013 - Coastland Mall settles child molestation lawsuit - Jason represented the victim who was molested in the mall's bathroom. Our firm alleged that the mall failed to provide adequate security.
2013 - Jason was interviewed by an NBC reporter on ATM rapes and negligent security law.
2012 - Fort Lauderdale Man Dies In Fatal Car Accident - Jason was retained to represent the surviving minor child of the wrongful death victim in Pompano Beach.
2012 - Jason was interviewed by WSVN Channel 7 news on homeowner negligence and gun violence.
2012 - The American Bar Association interviewed Jason for two stories on his law practice management.
2011 - Milton man guilty of DUI - Jason was retained to represent the Estate of a man killed by a drunk driver against the bar which served the drunk driver.
2011 - Jason was named as a 2011 Super Lawyers Rising Star, a designation given to no more than 2.5% of all Florida lawyers.
2011 - Church Settles Molestation Lawsuit - This was a church molestation claim filed by Jason Turchin on behalf of two child victims who were molested by their youth pastor.
2011 - Naples Mall Removes Security Cameras After Molestation Lawsuit - Jason was interviewed by NBC2 on mall security and the impact of the security cameras at the Coastland Mall.
2011 - Jason was interviewed by the American Bar Association on the My Attorney App.
2010 - Woman raped at ATM by unknown attacker - Jason was retained to represent a rape victim who was attacked by a masked man who was lurking behind her in the shadows as she withdrew money.
2010 - Hospital Worker Accused of Sexual Assault on Patient - Jason represents the young girl allegedly sexually assaulted while a patient at North Shore Medical Center.
2010 - Deputy Accused of Molestation in Mall Bathroom - Following the arrest of a County police officer, Jason was retained to pursue a civil claim for the crime victim for negligent security and breach of other duties against the mall and their security company. According to evidence obtained by the police, the officer was captured on video loitering the mall bathroom for up to 3 hours at a time nearly every day for a period of at least 60 days prior to the molestation, yet was never confronted by mall security.2010 - The First Attorney iphone is here! - Jason was recognized for creating one of the first two law firm applications for the iPhone in the entire country. The My Attorney App enables clients and potential clients to have their attorney directly on their cell phone. Here are a few articles written about Jason and the My Attorney App:
- Sun Sentinel - Florida Attorney Releases Free My Attorney App
- Iphonejd.com - My Attorney App review
- NOLO - Mobile Marketing
- American Bar Association - Lawyer's Enterprising iPhone App Routes Client to 'My Attorney'
2009 - 24 Year Old Killed By High School Students in Orlando After Fight In Bar - After an argument in a club, a young girl was run over and killed by a group of kids. The kids then fled the scene, but were later apprehended and charged. Jason was retained to represent the family of the young girl in a wrongful death lawsuit.
2009 - Two Dead and Several Injured in Roll-Over - Jason represented several victims in a horrific crash caused by a careless driver.
2009 - Young Girl Pursues Justice After Attempted Kidnapping and Sexual Assault - Jason was retained to represent a minor and her mother after a high school senior broke into their house and attempted to kidnap the young girl from her bed as she was sleeping. According to the news reports, the man was carrying a knife during the attack and was later found with his zipper partially undone and a condom in his pocket.
2009 – Jason did a live on-air simulcast interview on both 99.1 99 JAMZ and Hot 105 FM in Miami/Ft Lauderdale on the rights of crime victims following the shooting of 9 people in a Miami neighborhood. Jason discussed the financial impact of crime on the families and options of financial recovery, as well as negligent security and landlord liability.
2008 - Woman Killed On Way To Wedding Planner - A young woman was killed by a distracted driver while she was on the way to a wedding planner. Jason represented the family of the young girl. While a confidential settlement was reached in this case, the girl's family continues to make their daughter proud in advocating for texting while driving bans throughout the country. Support Heather's Law!
2008 - Youth Pastor Arrested for Molesting Young Girls - Jason represents two victims of the Church Of God's Youth Program.
2007 — Jason appeared every weekday morning on ABC-Local10 in South Florida with informational commercials hoping to raise awareness for victim's rights.
2006 — Parents of Adult Failed to Protect Minor From Son's Sex Abuse — Jason successfully represented a young girl who was victimized by a family friend. The family never knew that the friend had a violent past. He previously spent time in jail for child molestation-related charges. The friend's parents, who shared the house with the molester, knew about this past and never told our clients. We argued that their failure to warn our clients of their son's violent past amounted to negligence. The details of the settlement are confidential.
2006 — Handicapped Driver Struck By Drunk Driver Head On — Jason successfully represented a young handicapped man who was driving his handicapped accessible van one night and was struck head-on by a drunk driver. The drunk driver's vehicle blew up, killing both the driver and his passenger. Our client was in a coma for several months and sustained brain damage. The drunk driver had a nominal policy limit. Jason successfully negotiated a confidential settlement with the co-signer of the vehicle owner to help provide financial support to his client.
2006 — Crime Victim's Compensation — Jason was interviewed on Help Me Howard on WSVN Fox News Miami on victim's compensation laws in Florida. Unfortunately, many crime victims never collect Court ordered restitution. Many crime victims are not aware that they may have a right to pursue a civil claim to not only recover money for their actual losses, but also a substantial award for pain and suffering and mental anguish.
2006 — Victim's Rights in the Criminal Case — Jason was interviewed by WSVN Fox News Miami on the rights of crime victims to be informed of the trial in the criminal case. He provided on-air commentary about the Constitutional rights of victims, as well as the options for crime victims including pursing civil claims for criminal acts.
2006 — Child Crime Victim's Rights — Jason was invited to present and share his expertise with the Children's Advocacy Center and other child sex crime victim professionals to discuss the rights of child crime victims, types of claims they may bring, and how pursuing a civil claim is complimentary to the criminal case.
2005 — Accident Victims' Rights — Jason was contacted by NBCUniversal Miami and provided legal commentary on the increasing trend of hit and run accidents and the rights of victims after a young boy was killed on US1 in Miami.
2005 — Crime Victim's Rights — Jason was invited to speak with several law enforcement and crime victim's rights organizations on the types of civil cases that arise from crimes, avenues of financial recovery in victim's rights cases, and how the criminal case works in conjunction with the civil claim.
2005 — Passenger killed in DUI crash — The family pursued a claim against the drunk driver and the nightclub, which served all of the vehicle patrons. Since two of the passengers were under 21, including the boy who was killed, we were able to pursue a claim under Florida's dram shop law against the nightclub for knowingly serving an underage customer alcohol.
2004 — Mother and child killed in fire — This case received a lot of media attention when a mother and her young son burned to death in a fire while staying at a friend's house. After an extensive investigation into the cause of the fire, Jason negotiated a confidential settlement with the owner of the home and the tenant who was living there.
2004 — Man Shot By Acquaintance — A young man was shot and killed by a guest in someone else's house. Due to conflicting stories, the gunman was never charged and remains free. Jason fought for justice on behalf of the grieving family and successfully pursued negligence cases against the shooter and homeowner.
2004 — Expectant mother killed in car crash — After this single mother of four was killed when a tractor trailer cut in front of her, Jason worked to obtain the policy limits from the company that owned the truck. He also represented two of the children in family court and was able to get the Court to grant the grandmother temporary custody after the State threatened to take the children away from the family. He was interviewed by CBS4 and helped set up a college fund for the children. Jason did not accept any compensation for his extensive work on this case.
2004 — Student shot as his mom tried to drive away — A college student was just an innocent victim when he was shot and killed by random gunfire. A fight broke out outside a pool hall and shots were fired. Bullets pierced through the student's SUV as he and his mom drove by. Jason pursued civil claims against the shooter and the pool hall owner after learning that the pool hall's security service was on duty but nowhere to be found during the fight.
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